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Ragnarok Online => Job Discussion => Archer => Topic started by: varial88 on Apr 26, 2013, 06:51 pm

Title: Questions on Warg Strike Damage and eATK/Watk
Post by: varial88 on Apr 26, 2013, 06:51 pm
I have few questions regarding the warg strike damage:

1) what are the attack types affecting warg damage? Weapon,status or equipment?
2) is warg strike damage influenced by %atck card (hydra, AK and etc.)?

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3) how do i know whether  a particular card gives +eq ATK or +wATK
(eg; procellio gives 25ATK, zipper gives 30ATK  but it doesnt mention which part they are contributing in, eqATK or wATK)
Title: Re: Questions on Warg Strike Damage and eATK/Watk
Post by: Astraeos on Apr 28, 2013, 05:04 am
All cards/equips give wATK. sATK is only generated from STR and in this case DEX since you're using a Ranger which increases your wATK by 0.5% per DEX. Warg Strike is not influenced by % modifications from Hyrdra, but is from Kingbird. It also ignores all % reduction but element.
Title: Re: Questions on Warg Strike Damage and eATK/Watk
Post by: varial88 on Apr 28, 2013, 07:13 am
Now i get it...but i think warg strike damage will be higher on demi human monster if elven bow[hydra] being used compare to elven bow[1]..Am i right?
Title: Re: Questions on Warg Strike Damage and eATK/Watk
Post by: Triper on Apr 28, 2013, 08:00 am
Warg Strike is not influenced by % modifications from Hydra, but is from Kingbird. It also ignores all % reduction but element.

Kingbird is Archer Skeleton.
I don't know if it's still true but I think that Archer Skeleton used to work on both atks - watk and satk - as a mod, something like that, and that's the reason to work.
Title: Re: Re: Questions on Warg Strike Damage and eATK/Watk
Post by: Astraeos on Apr 30, 2013, 01:10 pm
Now i get it...but i think warg strike damage will be higher on demi human monster if elven bow[hydra] being used compare to elven bow[1]..Am i right?
There would be no difference in damage, the optimal card would be Beholder Master since it gives a large amount of DPS in a +14 Elven Bow. Only % mods that call general protocols rather then specific information increase Warg Strike damage, meaning Hydra's +20% to demi will no effect it, but Kingbird's +10% to long range physical will. Combined with White Wing Set and Elven Arrows can make Rangers ridiculously powerful in WoE with a full party dedicated to Dancing with Wargs.

Edit: To be more specific in what I referred to as "elemental" reduction would be GR reduces it by 30% because it's considered a Neutral skill (there's no longer a Misc element in RE like with Soul Destroyer's Magic Damage). Warg Strike completely bypasses Deviling's -50% damage from Neutral.

(This is all information from playing on officials, I think rAthena is still pretty lacking in relevant technologies to work the same equations as whats live on officials)